Meaning of tectonically in English:



See tectonic

‘This mountain is tectonically active and uplifts still occur here.’
  • ‘New Zealand is a very tectonically active zone.’
  • ‘This characteristic of the proposed scheme could make it suitable for less tectonically stable parts of the world provided enclaves of suitably thick crust are available.’
  • ‘It is exceptionally fire-prone; has infertile soils; enjoys great biodiversity; and is tectonically stable.’
  • ‘The latter is a tectonically active environment, where modern sedimentation is overwhelming the shelf.’